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Like a virgin with Nick Cannon

May 27, 2010 | 12:03 pm

Nick_cannon We weren’t too surprised to hear Nick Cannon share on “Lopez Tonight” that Mariah Carey is “the funniest person ever” and has “a great sense of humor.” Hello, how else could she have made a movie like “Glitter”?

But we at the Ministry of Gossip could have done without knowing how the "Drumline" star lost his virginity.

"I was always a little attracted to women that were a little older than me,” Cannon said on the show that aired Wednesday. “I even lost my virginity to an older lady.... I actually ended up crying at the end of the whole ordeal.  She was in high school and I was in junior high ... we were in a sleeping bag. ... I said we should change positions, she was like 'just get off me!'  She ran into the bathroom with all of her friends, and they were in there laughing.”

And then things got awkward:

“I vowed from that day forward no woman would ever laugh at me in the sack again, and that's when the 'Cannon' was born!"

Now that’s the funniest thing ever. And we know. We — like Mimi — have a good sense of humor.

Check out the video below if you'd rather hear Cannon tell the story:

-- Yvonne Villarreal

Photo: Cannon arrives at the E! 20th anniversary party at the London Hotel in West Hollywood in May. Credit: Getty Images.

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